New home for coffee shack

New home for coffee shack

Richmond has changed a lot in the last 15 years. Sundial Square has been upgraded, the region has had three mayors, and Queen Street has been completely revamped. One constant? The coffee shack. Rebecca Hockey has been making coffee in Sundial Square for 15 years, but...
Honouring local WW2 Veterans

Honouring local WW2 Veterans

Alfred Richardson may be 98-years-old but the Richmond resident still remembers his days as a WW2 wireless operator well. While he didn’t see any action, Alfred’s role was a vital one – relaying radio messages from army officers. “You sit there with your headphones...
Community champions against violence

Community champions against violence

Do you know anyone who has been affected by family violence? Have you experienced it yourself? Do you know what to do in a situation like that if you come across it? The first step is to be able to talk about it. And that’s what Nelson’s Community Champions are here...
NZ Heritage Sport at Nelson A&P Show

NZ Heritage Sport at Nelson A&P Show

Wood Chopping is a sport that requires eye-hand coordination, strength, fitness, dedication and a lot of technique and all of this will be on display at the Golden Edge Nelson A&P Show 2019. “We just chop it in half,” says Dave McEwen, President of the Nelson...
Fisher claims off-road national title

Fisher claims off-road national title

Jacob Page Richmond’s Dan Fisher has completed a stellar first season by winning the New Zealand Off-road class one title at the national championships at Napier. Fisher in his Razorback twin-seater powered by a 6000cc Chev V8, added the NZ1 to his North Island title...